Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
farming economy * OT   103 1 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. İlkay ŞEN
Öğr. Gör.İLKAY ŞEN1. Öğretim Grup:A
The aim of the course is to enable students to acquire knowledge and skills to analyze current economic events by learning the basic concepts and theories of economic knowledge; They must have a general idea of the economic dimension of the problems in the agriculture sector.
Definition of fertilization, factors affecting fertilization, fertilization methods, fertilization time, classification of fertilizers, organic fertilizers, chemical fertilizers and raw materials, fertilizer amount calculations.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in agricultural technician To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
To have technical knowledge in subjects related to horticulture
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in organic agriculture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assa
Obatining data in organic agriculture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Course content, reason, introduction of resources that can be utilized Benefited from different sources
2 Basic concepts of economics, Benefited from different sources
3 Problems faced by each economy, production facilities, opportunity costs and economic systems Benefited from different sources
4 Market concept and market types Benefited from different sources
5 Demand and supply concepts, changes in demand and supply Benefited from different sources
6 Market balance and price formation, balance price change, market balance and time Benefited from different sources
7 Demand and supply elasticities Benefited from different sources
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Consumer preferences, utility, consumer balance and utility maximization Benefited from different sources
10 Production function in short period and declining efficiency law Benefited from different sources
11 Long-term production function, scale economy Benefited from different sources
12 Equal product curves, cost estimates, economic optimum production Benefited from different sources
13 Cost concept, short and long term costs Benefited from different sources
14 Fully competitive market situation Benefited from different sources
15 Basic concepts related to macro economy, national income, employment, inflation, national income calculation methods Benefited from different sources
16-17 Term Exams

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